The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Marquette University seeks candidates for a tenure-track faculty position in Computer Engineering starting in August 2020. Appointment will be at the assistant professor level. Faculty duties include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, research, and supervision of graduate students. Candidates with expertise in computer network security, secure wireless communications, Internet-of-Things (IoT) security, software-defined networks, 5G MAC layer, and AI/machine learning in communication systems and networks will be given special consideration. Faculty appointments will start after completion of a doctoral degree in Computer Engineering or closely related field.
Marquette University, founded in 1881, is a comprehensive university located in downtown metropolitan Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Milwaukee provides access to a variety of cultural and entertainment amenities such as theater, music venues, and major sports franchises, as well as easy access to a variety of year-round outdoor recreation activities. Marquette’s Opus College of Engineering, founded in 1908, is the largest Catholic, Jesuit Engineering College in the nation with over 1,250 undergraduate students, 200 graduate students, and $7.4M in extramural research funding in the 2019 fiscal year. The College recently completed the first phase of several new building projects with the completion of its latest building, Engineering Hall. The second phase includes Innovation Alley, which is part of a $750 million investment in growing teaching, research, and entrepreneurship. Innovation Alley will enable further development of the extensive network the College has with the many industrial companies in the Milwaukee area.
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has 15 tenured/tenure track faculty, over 200 undergraduate and 60 graduate students. We offer ABET accredited B.S. in Electrical Engineering and B.S. in Computer Engineering degrees. Graduate degrees include Five-year B.S./M.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees.
Marquette is a family-friendly university with a passion for furthering the cause of diversity and inclusion. In its pursuit of academic excellence, Marquette proactively strives to promote a workplace environment that celebrates the value of a diverse and inclusive community and enables every member to contribute to their full potential regardless of age, disability, gender, individual belief, nationality, ethnicity, profession, race, familial status, or sexual orientation.
Duties and Responsibilities
Teaching: The new faculty member is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the fundamental areas of network security, wireless communications, computer networks, IoT security, software engineering, and signals and systems. They are expected to advise undergraduate students and direct/mentor undergraduate students who are engaged in research. The new assistant professor will also recommend and implement additional courses to further strengthen our communications, embedded systems and/or machine learning concentration areas.
The new faculty member is expected to build a sustainable research program in Computer Engineering. The faculty is expected to seek external funding from government agencies as well as industry. He/she is expected to supervise graduate students both at the M.S. and Ph.D. levels, and he/she will contribute to the growth of the department in graduate enrollment through attracting students to Marquette.
The new faculty will serve and contribute to departmental, college and university committees. Assistant Professors are expected to be active in their professional societies. Additional service that is appropriate is serving as a journal reviewer and conference work, such as serving as a session chair, reviewer or officer.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Earned doctorate or a terminal degree in Computer Engineering or closely related field. Demonstrated potential for excellence in research and teaching.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit a complete application by December 15, 2019, but review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Each application should include a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, research statement, and a list of three references with their affiliations and complete contact information.
- Curriculum Vitae
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Teaching Philosophy
- Unofficial Transcripts
- Other Document 1
- Research Statement